Carbon credits are a good option for the right kind of investor, but the vast majority of pension holders should not be thinking about putting money into them. Unfortunately, this is a fact that many customers who invested their pensions into carbon credits have found out to their cost.
You may have noticed that the AIGO fund has been in the news recently – and not in a good way. If you think you might be impacted by investing in this fund, or you’re curious to know more about it, read on.
All investment decisions should be backed by careful research and based on professional advice. Here are some key points to consider before making any investment decision.
The British Steel Pension Scheme has been in the headlines a lot over the last few years, but the mis-selling scandal that engulfed it last year means it is likely to remain in the news for some time to come.
If you’ve heard the stories of SIPP mis-selling on the news, and you have invested your pension into a SIPP at one point in the last few years, you may be worried that you were mis-sold the investment. Or maybe you have seen the value of your pension fund wiped out because of a SIPP that hasn’t produced the expected (or promised) returns.
Automated investment services have been around for a while now. Many people use these services to invest their money, but a recent review by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) leaves a big question mark over the industry. In fact, there is potential that automated investment services have been involved in mis-selling.
You have probably heard about the various ongoing mis-selling scandals. With all the adverts, and news stories, it is hard to miss. But there is a scandal brewing that could end up on a scale as yet unseen – the SIPP mis-selling scandal.
Millions of people across the UK have been mis-sold their pensions, and are now receiving a lower retirement income than they’re entitled to.
When preparing for a meeting with your pension advisor, it’s easy to focus on the questions you want to ask them. However, it’s equally as important that they’re asking you the right questions too – to ensure they find the right pension product to meet your requirements.
The first major mis-sold pensions scandal took place in the late 1980s, and it continues to affect people to this day. Now we could be on the verge of another scandal of the same scope.
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